Correspondence of Mountstuart Elphinstone for April to June 1841

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  • Reference
      GB 59 Mss Eur F88/119
  • Alternative Id.
      (ark) ark:/81055/vdc_100000001006.0x000266
  • Dates of Creation
      19 Dec 1839-31 Jul 1841
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      1 file 195 folios

Scope and Content

Topics of correspondence include requests for recommendation and letters of introduction to Lord Elphinstone; condolences for the death of Charles Elphinstone Fleeming; the news of the serious illness of his sister Mrs Keith Erskine; and the education of natives in India in letters from George Jervis (Mss Eur F88/119/58) and George Norton (Mss Eur F88/119/81). Also includes letters from Lord Elphinstone (for example, Mss Eur F88/119/11), which provide an update of an ongoing dispute between him and the Court of Directors, regarding his decision to move the seat of government from Madras to somewhere better suited to his health

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